COUNCIL: Newhall had meeting on January 24, 2022

Minutes
City of Newhall
City Council Regular Meeting and Public Hearing
January 24, 2022 – 6:00 PM
Roll Call: Council Present: Cross, Wendel, Campbell (via zoom) and Seeck (joined meeting at 6:17).
Mayor Boddicker opened the meeting at 6:00 PM. Motion by Cross, 2nd by Wendel, all present aye, motion carried to open the Public Hearing to discuss the proposed property tax levy for fiscal year ending June 2023. Motion by Cross, 2nd by Wendel to adjourn the public hearing, all present aye, motion carried.
Mayor Boddicker opened the regular meeting at 6:03 PM.
Approval of the Agenda: Motion by Wendel, 2nd by Cross with changing to discuss item J first in the Council Action, all present aye, motion carried.
Department Reports
Public Works: F&W will be here on Tuesday to look at the lift in the shop, ordered a spare blade for the plow.
Fire: Defrost was repaired, but is now not working again, Auto Electric was afraid this would happen and will be looking at it again; fixed the air pump on the 25.
Consent Agenda and Bill Consent: Motion by Wendel, 2nd by Campbell to approve the minutes from January 14, 2021, and bills totaling $112,367.16 (which removed the labor for the playground equipment), all present aye, motion carried.
VENDOR DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
Auto Electric Specialty Fire – 729 Dashboard Lights $80.00
Baker & Taylor Library – Books $181.13
Benton County Auditor City – Election Fees $785.48
Benton County Landfill City – Gate Fee 12/23 – 1/20 $1,563.08
Coast to Coast City Hall – Print Cartridges (2 black, 3 color) $964.95
EZ Trash City – Garbage and Recycling $4,958.00
Feld Fire Fire – Washer & Dryer $10,842.00
FS New Century Streets – Fuel $250.62
Future Line Streets – Sander truck hydraulics $534.43
G&H Electric Sewer – Underground Wires by Concession Stand $112.50
Game Time Storm – Wood Fiber and Labor – Playground $9,848.90
Gazette City – Minutes/Levy Publication $288.15
Gessner Auto Service Fire – Tanker filter $9.15
Haerther, Tim Sewer – Meter Deposit Refund $51.06
John Deere Financial Streets – Supplies, 2 pair of boots $329.89
Keystone Labs Water/Sewer – Supplies and Testing $220.80
Kinzenbaw Earthmoving Water – 1st St between 6th & 7th Ave $43,724.13
Kinzenbaw Earthmoving Water – 209 1st St E Work Performed $3,482.75
Kinzenbaw Earthmoving Water – work at ballfield $28,938.60
Ollinger Garage Door Streets – Trolley Opener and Install $1,025.00
Radio Communications Water – Technical Service $170.00
Sandry Fire Supply Fire – Gloves, Hoods, Misc. $3,498.90
Scott’s Woodworking Fire – 3 shelves and brackets $175.00
Staples City – Office Supplies $149.36
US Cellular Water – Cell Service $183.10
$112,366.98
Council Action:
A. Motion by Cross, 2nd by Campbell approving resolution 01242022 Proposed Tax Levy for FY23, Roll call vote, all present aye, motion carried.
B. Motion by Seeck, 2nd by Cross approving the Dollar General alcohol license from February 11, 2022 through February 11, 2023, all present aye, motion carried.
C. Motion by Cross, 2nd by Wendel appointing Ben Seeck as the City of Newhall’s Benton Development Group representative, all present aye, motion carried.
D. Motion by Seeck, 2nd by Cross appointing Mart Campbell as the City of Newhall’s Rec Board representative, all present aye, motion carried.
E. Motion by Seeck, 2nd by Wendel appointing Bruce Cross as the City of Newhall’s Benton County Landfill representative, all present aye, motion carried.
F. Motion by Wendel, 2nd by Seeck to have Claeys/Lynch purchase motion detected lights for the Main Park for both the front and back of the pavilion, all present aye, motion carried.
G. Motion by Seeck, 2nd by Cross, all present aye, motion carried approving the following wording change for the employee handbook, adding it to the overtime section: Rate of pay for holidays will be 8 hours for the holiday, if employee is called out on a designated holiday or the actual holiday, they will be paid double time.
H. Motion by Wendel, 2nd by Seeck, all present aye, motion carried to add after Personal Days; Funeral Days to include the following:
a. Spouse/Child/Parent/Sibling – 5 days
b. Mother-in-Law, Father-in-Law – 3 days
c. Grandparents – 1 day
d. Other or additional days necessary for funeral/death arrangements or travel are at the mayor’s discretion.
I. Motion by Seeck, 2nd by Campbell approving the quote from Carpet Pro’s to clean and reseal the floor at the Main Park pavilion, all present aye, motion carried.
J. Motion by Campbell, 2nd by Wendel to create a resolution, and add the 1st reading to the next agenda, all present aye, motion carried.
K. Motion by Wendel, 2nd by Cross approving Claeys/Lynch to purchase an air compressor for less than $700.00, all present aye, motion carried.
L. Motion by Seeck, 2nd by Cross, all present aye, motion carried to set a public hearing for February 28, 2022 to approve the FY23 Annual Budget.
Adjournment: At 6:45 PM, Seeck moved to adjourn, Wendel 2nd, all present aye motion carried.

Doug Boddicker – Mayor

Keri Touro – City Clerk

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